UWM Art Collection offers some surprising finds

Check out a recent article about the UWM Art Collection from the UWM Report.

Congrats to Spring 2016 MA Graduates!

The Department of Art History wants to congratulate the following Spring 2015 MA graduates:

Fall 2015 Curator’s Conversations

On Friday, December 4, 2015, Linda Brazeau, Director of the UWM Art Collection and Galleries, Christa Story, Curator of the UWM Art Collection and Galleries, and Jackie Murphy, Fall 2015 UWM Art History Gallery Graduate Intern, traveled to Edgewood College in Madison, WI for Fall 2015 Curator’s Conversations.

Collection Spotlight for December

Harry Bertoia’s Untitled, ca. 1960 demonstrates his fascination with tonal structures.

Art History Featured in L&S In Focus

The Department of Art History was featured in the November 2015 edition of the College of Letters & Science In Focus monthly newsletter.

Marko Spalatin Visits the UWM Art History Gallery

On Monday, November 16, the UWM Art History Gallery had a special visit from artist Marko Spalatin, who will be featured in an upcoming graduate student thesis exhibition.

Accessioning African Art

Curator Christa Story and the Fall 2015 UWM Art History Gallery Graduate Student Intern Jackie Murphy are in the midst of accessioning over 600 pieces of African Art into the UWM Art Collection.

Murphy Attends Wisconsin Museum Conference

Graduate student Jackie Murphy attended the Wisconsin Museum Conference 2015 “Creativity as Currency: The Growing Value of Creativity in Museums” in Green Bay, WI, on Monday, November 2, 2015.

Collection Spotlight for November

This regal ancestral guardian is from the Bamileke society in Cameroon, Africa.

Collection Spotlight for October

New!  Collection Spotlight! This monthly news item highlights an object from the permanent collection with descriptive and interpretive information. Pierre Auguste Renoir The Hat Secured with a Pin (3rd version), 1894 Etching Plate: 4 5/8 x 3 3/8 inches Sheet: 13… Read More